The MBA is an internationally recognised Master´s degree in Business Administration and Management. It prepares managers for organisation-wide leadership and decision-making. Saxion University offers this MBA programme in co-operation with the University of Greenwich: successful students obtain an internationally recognized British degree. The University approaches leadership development thematically from the starting points of creativity, practicality and social resourcefulness. Personal development is also a key theme of the programme with executive coaching to help students understand their value in the market and to develop plans to optimise their potential.
Academic learning is complemented by experiential and practical learning using case studies, business simulations, and culminating in a real-world consultancy engagement. Within the programme students complete an independent business research project.Career prospects
This MBA programme provides students with an academically rigorous programme firmly rooted in practice and graduates have been prepared for senior positions in all areas of management, in international marketing, international business or as independent entrepreneurs.
The course consists 10 modules, which will be offered in a period of ca 9 months. After having obtained 150 UK credits, the students can (further) concentrate on their independent business research project (30 credits). It is possible to complete the course in 12 months, although it sometimes takes 1,5 year to finish. The total number of credits of the entire programme is 180 UK credits. This master is an overall joined programme with the MA.Courses
Academic and professional development (30 credits):
Strategic Adaptation (30 credits):
Strategic resource management (30 credits):
Strategic organisational challenge and change (30 credits):
Integrative Strategic Workshops and Simulations (15 credits):
Creative problem solving and Consultancy programme (15 credits):
Independent Business Research Project (30 credits)
You will gain specialist skills according to the pathway of:
Furthermore, you will improve your current management practices and identify key areas for improvement, will focus on his/her personal management style and be able to amend it appropriately for particular management situations.
Finally you will acquire new business theories and understand their relevance to specific business situations.